Wyatt D. Chapman, 32
Cass Sowatsky Chapman + Associates, San Diego
BSArch, University of Michigan
AIA, LEED AP
At 28, named principal architect and president. A/E firm specializes in military design-build projects with current portfolio valued at more than $1 billion.
Responsible for doubling firm’s gross annual revenue; increased staff by 40%; launched sustainability design department; streamlined operations, improving corporate efficiency by 50%.
Developed “Best of Breed” concept for Marine Corps barracks; design now serves as template for Marine Corps barracks nationwide.
$90.5 million Educational and Headquarters Complex, Fort Sill, Okla.
$19.9 million Bachelor Enlisted Quarters, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
$11.5 million Consolidated Support Facility, Edwards AFB, Calif.
OFF THE CLOCK
Runs a real estate investment and holding company with his wife, Melissa, an antiques dealer. They own and operate seven properties.
Rides a 2001 Ducati 996.